NFL Analysts Issue Stern Warning to Patrick Mahomes Over Joking With Tom Brady

Published 04/21/2021, 2:42 PM EDT
NFL Football – Super Bowl LV – Tampa Bay Buccaneers v Kansas City Chiefs – Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida, U.S. – February 7, 2021 Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Tom Brady clashes with Kansas City Chiefs’ Tyrann Mathieu after Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Antonio Brown scores their third touchdown REUTERS/Brian Snyder


Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes are two of the best quarterbacks in the NFL. Despite being in two different stages of their careers, both have played at a very high level.

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Many fans believe Patrick Mahomes will carry the torch for the NFL when Brady eventually calls time on his career. Some even believe Mahomes could surpass him as the greatest of all time.

But two analysts believe that Mahomes shouldn’t joke with Tom Brady. NFL analysts Mike Florio and Charean Williams addressed Patrick Mahomes throwing barbs at Tom Brady on Twitter.

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The duo had an exchange on Twitter in jest. However, Williams warned Mahomes not to kid around with Brady, as he can become highly motivated. If Brady takes even slight offense to what Mahomes said, he will make it his objective to prove Mahomes wrong.

Feb 7, 2021; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) celebrates with the Vince Lombardi Trophy after beating the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
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“I’m going to go with brazen. I do think it’s brazen even in a joking manner because we know Tom Brady never forgets anything.

“He will bring that up at some point, I guarantee you. This year, he’s going to bring that up, what Patrick Mahomes tweeted. So it may be all in fun, but Brady never forgets, he’s got a long memory.”

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Florio then chimed in, noting that Brady once said that people should devote their life to taking him down if they want to, because that is what he does.

If Tom wants to, he will make it his sole mission in life to ensure that Patrick Mahomes cannot surpass him in the NFL. And that is by winning one or two more Super Bowl titles.

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“It is dangerous. Somebody pointed out to me yesterday in the aftermath of our discussions…In that Tom vs Time Facebook Live series from a few years ago, there was a point where Brady said, ‘If you want to come get me, you’re going to have to be willing to devote your life to it because I have’.”

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He added, “And even though it’s impossible for him to devote more of his life to it, he will find a way to make it as impossible as it can be for Patrick Mahomes to catch him. That means getting to number eight, nine before he walks away for good.”

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Aaditya Krishnamurthy

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Aaditya Krishnamurthy is an NBA & NFL journalist for EssentiallySports, before which he worked at BusinessWorld magazine. He has been a fan of Basketball for over 10 years now, since Shaquille O’Neal was a Phoenix Suns player. During his time at Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts, he started a sports magazine for the college called the Overtime Tribune and hosted the Overtime Tribune Podcast until he graduated.

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